Project Architect / Project Manager - Pre-leasing

New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Jan 31 '14Posted on:

NELSON is focused on creation with passion to deliver.  We provide creative solutions through Interior Design, Architecture, Engineering, Strategic Planning, Information Services and Workplace Services in the corporate and residential real estate markets.  With 33 locations in the United States and overseas, and the resources of more than 320 professionals worldwide, NELSON provides dedicated, quality service through a proven delivery network.

Selected by Interiors & Sources magazine as one of the five “Great Places to Work” and ranked among the “Top Giants” by Interior Design magazine, NELSON is always looking for people with skills, vision and character who can go beyond a job description to find new and innovative ways to contribute to our company's success. If you are looking for a growing, highly professional work environment and enjoy working with creative minds, NELSON is the place for you. For more information on NELSON, please visit our Website at

We are currently seeking a Project Architect/Project Manager in New York, NY. The Project Architect/Project Manager will have a focus on pre-leasing activity, including due diligence reports and scope of work definition working closely with the brokerage community and the project management team. Candidate should be comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously and be able to perform under tight timelines.


  • Conduct existing conditions surveys and prepare architectural base plans, sections, elevations and details as appropriate to document relevant conditions
  • Review applicable building and accessibility codes and develop a list of criteria to be reflected in the design documents
  • Attend meetings with clients, consultants, contractors and vendors as required
  • Prepare detailed site analysis/due diligence reports that will be used to develop tenant improvement Scope of Work.
  • Develop Scope of Work and coordinate with broker contacts and project management team.
  • Oversees the development of test fits including revisions.  May be required to present and/or review plans with agency personnel.
  • Prepares cost estimates using pre-developed pricing matrices for the defined Scope of Work.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and 5-10 years’ experience in the Architecture profession.
  • Experience working on government and/or corporate projects.
  • Strong client management skills, good communication skills, and the ability to handle several projects simultaneously with tight timelines.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit software.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook. 
  • Architectural License and LEED AP accreditation a plus.
  • Local to NYC and experience working on NYC projects.

We offer competitive wages based on skills and experience, excellent benefits package including; Paid Time Off, medical, dental, 401K, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts, and more. NELSON is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you have read this and feel this may be the career opportunity for you, please apply by clicking the Apply Now link.  Local candidates only please. Due to the large volume of candidates, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

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